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  Definition of barrier
  1. a structure or object that impedes free movement
  2. any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"
  3. anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
Similar Words: roadblock

 

Hyponyms: bannister, banister, balustrade, balusters, handrail, barricade, breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, bulwark, seawall, jetty, bulwarks, crash barrier, dam, dyke, levee, fence, fencing, fender, wing, grate, grating, hurdle, movable barrier, railing, rail, revetment, roadblock, starting gate, starting stalls, ideological barrier, language barrier, bar, blood-brain barrier, curtain

 

 
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